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Stocks finish mostly higher after upbeat economic data

Stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as markets turned attention away from trade-war fears and toward upbeat economic data. The dollar slipped, and Treasury yields jumped.
Mutual funds and hedge funds are divided over bank stocks.

Stocks shake off ‘heavily priced in’ trade war escalations between the US and China

Stocks rose Tuesday as markets shrugged off major escalations in the US-China trade war. The dollar and Treasury yields edged higher.
China -- which has been accused by the US of not doing enough to rein in its longtime ally -- has maintained that political dialogue is the only solution

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump’s next round of tariffs

Stocks fell Monday as markets braced for major escalations in the US-China trade war. The Nasdaq Composite dropped nearly 1.5%, with companies like Apple earlier warning tariffs could force them to raise costs. The dollar and Treasury yields slid.
Barack Obama.

This year’s average Goldman Sachs intern is willing to pay $6 for avocado toast and admires Obama

Seventy-six percent of Goldman Sachs' 3,162 global summer analysts and associates responded to the questionnaire on everything from their ambitions to their spending habits. Here are the results.

Pixar’s most successful movies at the box office, including record-breaking ‘Incredibles 2’

We ranked all 20 Pixar movies, including its most recent release, "Incredibles 2," by their net profit to determine which film has been the most financially successful over time.
Vendors sell vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi January 22, 2014.

India keeps its crown as the fastest-growing major economy in the world

India's economy expanded more than 8% between April and June from a year earlier, as a surge in manufacturing activity and spending powered the world's sixth-largest economy to its fastest growth in more than two years.
Traders and bankers aren't exactly jumping at the chance to take off all the paternity leave their companies offer.

Wall Street is offering the latest employee benefit, but it’s apparently the ‘kiss of death’ for the careers of bankers who use it

New York's bankers, traders, and asset managers often work for companies that offer weeks of paid paternity leave. But a Wall Street career coach said actually taking that time off is "the kiss of death" for their careers.
Mexico's Economy Minister Guajardo, Canada's Foreign Minister Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer arrive for a meeting during the third round of NAFTA talks in Ottawa

Stocks jump on NAFTA hopes

Stocks jumped Monday after the US and Mexico settled key trade dispute surrounding a modernized NAFTA. The dollar fell, and Treasury yields jumped.

Credit card startup Deserve raises $17 million to help young people build their credit in a system that makes it way too hard

For many college students, there's a catch-22 when it comes to signing up for a credit card or a student loan. Deserve is trying to solve it.
Justice Minister Maas before cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin

‘Europe should not allow the US to act over our heads’: Germany is challenging the US’s financial monopoly as the Iran row deepens

The US monopoly over the global payments infrastructure has been challenged by Germany's foreign minister, Heiko Maas, who suggested Tuesday that the European Union should set its own payment system that would give Brussels independence from Washington.